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about email privacy. kpix 5's phil matier with nate from the electronic frontier foundation join us. is the nsa reading our email? >> yes. they are scanning every email as you type it. >> so as you type it they are scanning it? >> as soon as you send it, it goes through a splitter. there's a fiber optic slipper at the folsom street facility here in san francisco. one copy goes to whoever you're sending it to the other copy
this interesting term they use the word collect. they don't collect an email
email isn't the u.s. mail. it's owned by google or it's owned by facebook. it's owned by yahoo. do those people have -- is it up to them who they decide to turn it over to the government or a company or somebody that that's looking at it wants to look at it? >> it's not. federal law says that they have to keep that email private unless the government comes with a warrant. the nsa has not gotten warrants to read your email and yet they
% dead out is going to be wintertime, months. >> cbs reporter candy brown shows us how firefighters are scrambling to keep up with the unpredictable fast-moving fire. >> reporter: this ridge is the firefighter's focus on the west side. winds up to 20 miles per hour spread the flames sunday afternoon. >> it's unpredictable with the wind. >> reporter: if the fire continues this destruction this far west thousands of homes will be threatened. strike teams are waiting to protect homes just in case this erratically moving fire takes a devastating turn. cal fire cleared brush trying to stay one step ahead of the fire. >> slow the fire, stop the fire, give us a place to work, keep it out of the communities of tuolumne and such. >> reporter: their work on the ground also helpful for crews in the air. it gives them a marker for where to drop water and flame retardant. >> they can see the line from up above. >> reporter: nearby homeowners are confident firefighters have everything under control. >> these firefighters are amazing. they will keep us protected. >> reporter: thousands of people a
's monday, august the 5th . good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm juliet goodrich. michelle is off this morning. >> it's time to get you out the door. traffic and weather. looks like a typical bay area weather. >> happy the bart strike is not materialized. the fog has though. drizzle and fog along the shore line. temps now, upper 50s, near 60. cool week forecast ahead. here's liza. >> and all bart trains are on schedule this morning. the first trains left the yard on time. they are offering full service on a normal weekday schedule. no delays for any local transit systems. i'll be back with another check. >> thanks so much. time is 4:30. we have breaking news. bay area commuters as we've said there is no bart strike. governor jerry brown stepped in late last night and ordered a 7 day inquiry into the contact dispute. >> labor negotiations are contentious. these ones have been particularly contentious. as a board member it's frustrating to say you are offering best benefits and to be accused of union busting. >> cate caugurian has reaction to this breaking news from both side
cemetery. sue kwon is at the scene where crews got it under control. >> reporter: they are using a unique method. what they've been doing all morning is coming down and filling up their trucks with 500 gallons of water and drawing it back up the hill where they are putting out the fire. there are hydrants within the cemetery but this fire was tricky to fight because they weren't placed in areas good for them. the fire broke out on the north side at the crest of the hill at around 2:00 in the morning. fire crews are stationed here on the presidio. this quickly grew to 3 to 4 acres. now, it is wet though. quite a bit of fog as many people know. and the cemetery is groomed with a lawn. fires like this are pretty rare. what we asked this morning is how it might have started. it's an usual location. no homeless people from what they know. and no lightning strikes. police are on hand. when day breaks hoping to investigate to see what may have caused this. no homes threatened, no injuries and no problems or damage done to historical landmarks like the tomb stones you see here. firefighters still
as early as wednesday. >> i'm gladly fighting for us. we need it. we haven't had a raise in over 8 years. >> reed makes $26.65 an hour. nearly the maximum a driver can make. ac transit offered the union a 9% raise over 3 years and wants workers to pay 10% for medical. the unions want 10.25% raise and resisted changed. reed believes closing that gap could mean adopting bart worker's tough tactics. >> it's how you play. it's a 50/50 shot . >> kpix 5. >> christine has been covering both. the tone of the talks differ in there has been no fighting or finger pointing in the case. >> bart contract talks are on hold for now. governor brown ordered an inquiry into the dispute. unions are preparing for that. the board of inquiry will have a public hearing tomorrow. it will give the governor a report on negotiations. then the governor will decide whether to call for a 60 day cooling off period. here's a look at who is on the board. jacob applesmith. micki call-- callahan. and robert balgerorth. >> 4:33 now. bay bridge traffic should be back to normal today. a far cry from yesterday when a fire caus
. officials now telling us the latest word 6:30 when they hope to reopen some lanes. in the meantime, the traffic alert is in effect westbound 580 the right lanes are blocked on that connector ramp towards 680. see traffic right now is backed up towards isabel and the latest drive time is now in the red up to 27 minutes between the altamont pass and 680. we have launched chopper 5. so we'll be bringing you live updates here very shortly. in the meantime, the roads are slick not sure if that's what contributed to that accident but it can be a problem. >> certainly a factor this morning as we have fog and low clouds, light rain reported both in oakland and at the airport in san francisco. the deep marine layer out there we are starting the numbers this morning in the upper 50s a little cooler than yesterday. but this afternoon will become sunny and a little bit warmer inland, emphasis on little. we have drizzle around the bay area this morning. you will have windshield wipers oncoming from the east bay into the city. the temperatures will edge up slightly in the city to 63 today. 75 in
weapons were used in an attack last week. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> not in time! >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >> good morning, everyone. tuesday is here, it's august 27th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> new this morning, a 16-year- old is dead after a crash just hours before he was due to start the new school year. the young man was riding in a car that slammed into a tree in danville just before 9:00 last night. two 17-year-olds are in the hospital this morning including the driver. police say speed may have been a factor. they do not think drugs or alcohol were involved. >>> huge flames shot from an east oakland home early this morning. firefighters are still on the scene right now mopping up the scene at 50th avenue near international boulevard. the fire was first reported about 3 hours ago. there are no reports of any injuries. and the cause is under investigation. >>> now the "rim" fire. it's burning
nations team will begin a factfinding mission monday to determine if poisonous gases were used. >> hundreds of civilians killed in syria after suspected chemical weapons attacks. the investigation to figure out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> reporter: from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning. monday has arrived. it's august 26. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we're following several developing stories as you wake up this morning. the bay bridge closes in just two days to put the finishing touches on the new eastern span before it opens to the public. the five-day closure begins wednesday night so other bay area bridges and roads will get crowded. >>> today u.n. everyone inspectors will begin -- united nations inspectors will begin an investigation of chemical weapons outside damascus. independent analysts say more than 300 people died last week from
the burglary. police say they were riding in three vehicles possibly used in the crime. seen here is the white sheriffry blazer new looking black cadillac sedan, plus a stolen white pickup truck which was used to ram into the downtown store in walnut creek in the early hours of august 15. the crooks smashed display cases and got jewelry but didn't get the valuable pieces in the store vault. >>> a construction worker was hilled at part martin luther king middle school in berkeley while incoming students were at orientation yesterday. authorities say the 62-year-old worker was laying asphalt for a new track when was hit and killed by a big rig. his name has not yet been released. classes begin today. >>> san jose is now the largest city in the country to ban styrofoam food containers. the city council voted 9-2 in favor of the ban yesterday. the containers will be phased out in large restaurants by january 1 of next year. all other restaurants will have to stop using them by january 1 of 2015. >>> governor brown proposes a new solution to the state's prison population problem. in a press confer
. if you want to avoid being stuck that big old backup going home, use mass transit. that's other great option. golden gate bridge once again a little bit of fog this morning across southbound 101. but so far, nice drive heading towards doyle drive. that is the latest from here in the traffic center. back to you. >> nice and slow. okay, liz. >>> 48 hours agocars were still crossing the old eastern span. now it's already chewed up to make way for the new approach. the first big step in the demolition that will take years to complete. kpix 5's mark sayre has been keeping an eye on the construction. >>> reporter: now heavy machinery is tearing out concrete and paving is under way at both the toll plaza and at the yerba buena island transition. >> that's what's going to get cars on to the bridge. that's why we built the new east span. >> reporter: but while work is going on to connect the new span to the traffic lanes, work is also under way to remove the old cantilever section of the bridge, which now sits eerily empty. environmental concerns mean it can't just be imploded and allowed to d
pollution warnings. >>> they could use a nice big deep soaking of rain but i guess that's not coming. >> no. they are not going to get that. the good news is there's not a huge dome of high pressure sitting overhead. we have actually got a trough that's going to stay in place so these temperatures are going to stay cooler than normal around the bay area and around the high country, as well. they should see some higher humidity especially as we head in toward this next weekend. you can see on our satellite image, a lot of low clouds and fog moving in along the coastline. and some thick fog enough that we're seeing drizzle at the beaches. of course, they could use that in the high country. unfortunately, they are not going to get it. still, we have cloudy skies out over the bay. some very mild temperatures outside to begin the day. 64 degrees in livermore. 64 in san jose. and 61 already in san francisco. by the afternoon, lots of 80s showing up inland. we'll see plenty of 60s and 70s around the bay and 60s out along the coastline. more on your forecast coming up. right now, let's check the ro
joins us live for the latest. >> reporter: good morning. i just want to step out quickly. what you can see here is a fire truck filling up 500 gallons of water. fire trucks come down and around showing up and going back up the hill where that fire is burning is up on the cemetery. it is built on a slope. they have grave stones there dating back to the civil war. this fire broke on the north side around 2:00 this morning. it is right now 98% contained. burning about a half mile away from where i'm standing specifically at park and amatory loop. fire crews are stationed here and able to respond within minutes. but this fire grew to 3 to 4 acres. it is in rough brush. it is very wet in this area. quite a bit of fog and the cemetery itself is groomed. fires like this are rare. >> it's about 95% contained at this time. san francisco fire is on site. we have our own park police here. we have a fire station here. we don't know how it was started. no homes are threatened, no graves are threatened. it's unusual for us to have a fire. >> so as you heard, no homes threatened. no injuries as well.
. some reminders if you are thinking about using bart. it runs only to 14 stations so it's limited. all trains go through the macarthur station. you can transfer there. there is good every going to be no overnight service on tuesday morning. and on monday, keep in mind, trains will run on a saturday schedule. did you ever wonder what bart workers think about all this? i have an interesting facebook message on my page last night. i'll share that with you coming up in the next half hour. but now let's check in with cate caugiran because she has her eye on one of the other options commuters are taking this morning. good morning, cate. >> reporter: and we are actually on the first ferry that left the alameda main street terminal. it's comfortable seating here. we saw a lot of regulars just line up early this morning but there are plenty of seats on this first ferry headed out to san francisco this morning. but we do want to tell you, this is going to be one of many going back and forth to the city. take a look across the board, san francisco-bay ferry has -- [ signal breakup ] for more ride
her, please, let her go. call the police. let her be in touch with us. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> anyone with information on the case is urged to give the oakland police a call. >>> 4:32. food, music and balloons brought bay area neighbors together to celebrate the 30th annual "national night out." the idea behind the event is to give neighbors a chance to meet, greet and get to know one another. at one block party in the maxwell park area of oakland, everyone agreed on one thing. >> we live next door to one another. we should know our neighbors. we are working hard on trying to find new security. we need it so bad. >> a woman was shot and killed while driving her car in the neighborhood recently. hundreds of events were held across the bay area last night. >>> right now, power is back on for more than 37,000 people in san francisco. according to pg&e, the power went out just before midnight last night. the sunset, soma and chinatown neighborhoods were all in the dark for an hour. pg&e believes equipment failure at a substation caused the outage. >>> ac transit buses are run
billowed into the sky. pro morsi supporters are using live bullets a claim the government denies but a cbs news producer reports there is gunfire in cairo. >> there is a massive amount of automatic weapon fire in the area and the air is thick with tear gas and billowing black smoke. >> reporter: there are reports that dozens of protestors were killed. egyptian state tv says several police officers are dead, as well. the morsi supporters have been preparing for this for weeks. they have tried to strengthen their campsites with concrete and set up makeshift hospitals in case of bloodshed. they have been camped out since morsi was ousted on july 3. two senators in the united states urged leaders there to refrain from violent but it appears international pressure only delayed the action. >> the presidency told cbs yesterday they were waiting for the right time and conditions to launch this operation. it appears the presidency decided forcefully to go in this morning with police and military. >> reporter: at least 250 people have been killed in clashes since the army removed morsi from office l
using force to clear out camps where supporters of ousted president morsi were living. >>> a final decision on the opening of the new span of the bay bridge is expected in the next 48 hours. caltrans turned on the lights last night giving us a peek at what the eastern span of the bay bridge will really look like. more in a minute but first liza battalones is following a motorcycle accident on 580. >> reporter: the chp initially reported this accident in the eastbound direction. we have new information. this is happened in the westbound lanes of 580 approaching vasco road and you can see right here traffic very slow now along westbound 580. as we go to the map i'll show you where this accident happened. about 20 minutes ago the chp got reports of a downed motorcycle blocking two left- hand lanes. major injuries are reported. you can see all the red on the sensors. traffic jammed solid as a result from beyond the 205 interchange. so alternates, take the ace train if that works for you. they are reporting no delays on the system this morning. in san jose, a dump truck accident a busy
with fresh paint on their hands or clothes and with used spray cans in their backpacks. in some cases freeway overpasses or retaining walls are tagged not long after old graffiti is painted over. >> the citizens did not like it and neither did the officers. we drove in this area as well, not only on duty but also home and our children are in the cars and it was just not something we wanted to tolerate. >> prosecutors have decided to pursue the cases as felonies. they can seek sentences of up to three years and court ordered restitution. >>> 4:40 now. coming up, will the united states strike against syria? what could happen. what syrian americans hope the obama administration does to quell the crisis. >> no, this isn't fog. how a fast-moving storm left one city shrouded in dust. ,, ,, people go to a mattress store and essentially they just get sold something. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this labor day, don't invest in a mattress until you visit a sleep number store. when we actually lower the sleep number setting to get the sleep number bed to conform to them,
's possible that a car fire could have started all of this. >> thank you, cate caugiran live for us in fairfield. >>> and developing as you wake up, the forecast is favorable for firefighters in the sierra nevada. cooler temperatures and higher humidity are expected at the "rim" fire today. the fire is still only 20% contained this morning. 5500 buildings are threatened and most of them are homes. crews are working to keep the flames from burning into three mountain towns along highway 108. 4500 people in tuolumne city, twain harte and long barn are ready to leave if they have to. kpix 5's ken bastida is in tuolumne city. >> reporter: these flames are pushing deeper into yosemite national park. the main tourist areas remain unaffected, but the fire is erratic. michael williams is on the "rim" fire command team. >> when you get a fire that's this massive and you start to get these different columns that are in different areas, fire actually creates its own wind so when you get this heated mass, this plume, when it's developing, what at the actually settles back down on the fire it sp
. >> i feel like i can help us win. >> major league baseball pulls a new york yankee that alex rodriguez will be suspended. >> from across the bay, to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. >> hi, everyone. good porng. monday is here. it's august the 5th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich. >> first, some breaking news. a fire actually on the bay bridge. with more on there, here's liza. >> we're getting information this big rig which caught fire is currently blocking the right-hand lane. we'll go to a map and i'll show you where this is happening. crews are just arriving on scene and chp issued a traffic alert. this big rig fire westbound 80 as you approach treasure island. we have crews on the way and hopefully live pictures. it had been backed up already. perhaps a lot of folks anticipating that possible bart strike this morning decided to hop in the cars and make the commute. we are looking at back ups extending to the 880 over crossing. bart is offering full service and they are reporting no delays for the bart system. i'll be
at 6:02 this morning. i think some folks are advantage of using the morning commute to maybe take their last trip across the old eastern span. they turned the metering lights on a little early 5:48 this morning. so it is already backed up beyond the first overcrossing there you see in the distance. say good-bye. by this time in the morning the bay bridge will be closed. let's go to the macarthur maze. live westbound 24 near telegraph coming out of the caldecott tunnel picking up but so far, so good down the eastshore freeway. that's the latest from here. with more on your foggy forecast this morning here's lawrence. >> very thick fog settling in over the bay area this morning some visibilities down to a half mile in parts of the north bay some drizzle out there, as well. you can see very gray skies to begin the day. that will give way to sunshine later on. temperatures now in the 50s and low 60s. in the latter part of the day, though, the clouds going to peel back toward the coastline. you can see making a pretty good run of it this morning. not into the interior valleys in concor
are extremely disappointed the russian government would take this step. >> tension escalate between the u.s. and russia after edward snowden is granted temporary asylum. >> beyon belief. >> blaring of a train announcer. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. friday is here. it's august 2. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we all want to know what the weekend forecast is going to be like. >> days flying by, guys. looks like it will be a much nicer day today. temperatures changing a little bit over the weekend but this is about as nice as it's been all week long. take a look at this shot from our mount vaca cam. skies have cleared out nicely. we have a lot of smoke early on this week. most of that is gone too. we have more clouds inside the bay. that's not a big surprise. we have seen that all week long, as well. looks like by the afternoon a little more sunshine and the temperatu
. reaching a contract deal still will not be easy. kpix 5 reporter sue kwon joins us live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. by far it's not a manic monday but there's a steady stream of commuters coming into the bart station. trains are off and running. a few have left already. and on the other side, there's a line of shuttle buses that are dormant. pretty much there on stand by. as you may remember, last time 400,000 passengers were stuck having to take buses, ferries. 8,000 passengers. buses and shuttles had to turn people away as lines formed at 4 or 5:00 in the morning. commuters had a weekend to worry. >> wasn't looking forward to paying $30 a day to drive into work. >> what did you do last time? >> drove in and parked in a garage. >> kept an eye on it. saw the news this morning that they delayed again. sglt that saves you. >> for today. >> reporter: and so riders leaving early as 4:20 to catch flights at sfo, everything smooth so far. we have taxi cabs lined up ready to go. on the other side, four large tour buses. empty at the moment. everything smooth here. one thing to
. this is a very fast burning type of grass here and i want to show you a map right now that shows us different fires going on around california. we have 5,000 firefighters battling blazes in calaveras, lake caster, san bernardino, humbolt. 2,000 acres burning. threatening 400 structures. right now 45% contained. we have about 900 firefighters on scene. a lot of numbers that boils down to this: bay area firefighters had to go to the fires around the state to help out. this is while the red flag warnings are up for much of the bay area. the foothills, the mountains and along the coast. >> a good portion of northern california is at risk for this combination of dry lightning and gusty winds. that with the already dry conditions is going to elevate the fire danger extremely high. >> reporter: although it's rare, we have lightning storms. this is video from lightning storms back in april. this weekend last night, overnight thunderstorms reported in the sierra nevada overnight. with all of this, cal fire is asking residents to avoid doing anything that can make their work harder. nothing that can sp
where former u.s. security contractor edward snowden could be on the move. snowden's lawyer has told russian media he now has papers allowing him to leave the moscow airport. snowden has been there for weeks while seeking asylum in several countries. he faces espionage charges in the u.s. >>> 5:01. monday could be a transit nightmare here in the bay area contract talks continuing today. unions and management couldn't reach an agreement after meeting yesterday. bart union members have taken advertising now to try to gain sympathy. they have a billboard at the bay bridge that says, we make bart work. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in walnut creek this morning where commuters will line up again for shuttles if there's another strike come monday morning. cate, good morning. >> reporter: i'm sure that's not what they are hoping for. we wanted to look at one particular aspect of this strike as we are -- or potential strike. we have heard that bart workers say they haven't had a raise in four years. so we wanted to see for ourselves how the current bart proposal would affect the average b
interstate 280 near portola valley killing one person. kpix 5's sue kwon joins us from stanford hospital where it's believed the bus driver was taken. sue. >> reporter: that's right. this is still unraveling. they believe the man who was driving the bus here at stanford hospital. another man died. now, this all happened on interstate 280 at around 11:00 last night on the northbound lane near the alpine road exit. that driver apparently lost control hit a tree and then rolled down the embankment about 20 feet. when the chp arrived, they found a mangled mess the front right passenger still buckled into his seatbelt but the top of the vehicle had been sheared off. this person pronounced dead on scene. there were no other passengers that are believed to be on the bus. the chp says that the driver initially left the scene but then as they were at the scene, they located a man near the crash. he is believed to be the driver. he was brought to stanford hospital to be checked out and said to be uncooperative. [ inaudible ] >> the party was escorted to stanford and we don't know if he was a drive
cate caugiran shows us how the feds got involved. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. now, in this letter that kpix 5 obtained, the federal highway administration gave caltrans the green light to put that temporary fix that may involve opening the bay bridge by labor day weekend as originally planned. the feds cleared caltrans to strategically place 3" steel shims in the swiveling bearings to keep them from moving up and down in an earthquake. the feds say this will adequately replace the function of the failed anchor rods and they say "we see no reason to delay opening the bridge to traffic" > i think everyone's focus right now including people who i have been critical of in the whole process i think is properly focused on safety and getting people off the old bridge and on the new bridge as soon as possible. >> reporter: here's a projected timeline. up to a week and a half to install the shims, and another two to four weeks to notify the public, airports and businesses about the change that may be enough time to get the bridge open just after labor day. but this is not a
's foreign minister is raising the possibility of using force in syria if it's proven that the government used chemical weapons to kill civilians. >>> time for traffic and weather now. liz, first turn is yours. >> okay. thank you. let's go towards brisbane. we have better news now. this accident cleared out. all lanes are open so no longer much of a delay on southbound 101 approaching sierra point parkway. had been blocking lanes for at least a half hour or more. also, bart is recovering slowly. there was an equipment problem on the pittsburg-bay point line. right now we're hearing 10- to 15-minute delays from downtown san francisco out towards the east bay. but coming into the city, it should be okay. muni, caltrain and ace also on schedule. everything on time. getting a quick check of the bay bridge toll plaza, hey, the metering lights were just turned on so we are seeing delays in all lanes and the farthest backups are just in the very end of the parking lot beginning to reach that first overcrossing you see in the distance. that is the latest from here in the traffic center. lawrence,
traffic. a lot of people may be staying home using other mass transit options instead. alternates are busier, including southbound 880. i think a lot of people are heading towards the san mateo bridge now that the bay bridge has been shut down since 8:00 last night. here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. while it is busier, traffic is still moving at the limit, no delay this morning. still steady around 14 minutes. it's been that way since we got on the air about an hour ago at 4:00. so westbound 92 between 880 and 101, looking good so far out of hayward. and near the dublin interchange, we'll talk to lawrence about this, got some fog creeping into our cameras. so we want to show you traffic while we can. westbound 580 looks pretty good. will take you about an hour right now from pleasanton to get into san francisco. all right. with the latest on the fog situation on the roads, let's get a check of your forecast. here's lawrence. >> elizabeth, very busy weather day. i have been stretching out getting ready to go today. we have some fog and low clouds out there right now, som
the u.s. military taking action against syria takes to the streets. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> touchdown 49ers! >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning, everyone. it's friday, august 30th. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. time now is 6:00. we are following several developing stories as you wake up. the obama administration will make its case for a military strike against syria today. the white house is expected to release its intelligence report on the alleged chemical attack in syria. >> and the "rim" fire is now the fifth largest fire in california's history. crews have it 32% contained and it's growing at a much lower rate. >> crews are working around the clock to get the new bay bridge ready for traffic in just four days. caltrans says they are on schedule and are preparing new transition routes at both ends of the span and they are removing the old cantilever section of the bridge using new computer models to
on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. >> musty, dirt-like. >> a nasty taste coming from bay area taps. >> the santa clara valley water district says they are battling mother nature now. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> hi, everyone. good morning. it's wednesday, august 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich. michelle is off this morning. it is 6:01. we are following several developing stories as you wake up. oakland police are searching for the suspects who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy and his father. police believe the shooter fired into the house on gormley avenue from the back. we are live at the scene gathering the latest information. >> family and friends of a missing oakland woman will pass out flyers. sandra coke was last seen at her home on sunday night. her dog was abducted and two men demanded ransom. her car and cell phone were found after her disappearance. >>
work with the military. >> the u.s. and roughly $1.5 billion to egypt each year with all of it going directly to the military. cbs news, washington. >> diplomates are gathering this morning to discuss possible action in response to the crisis in egypt. >>> a demonstration here in san francisco included both opponents. but all were protesting the brutal government crack down. some have lost family members in the violence. >> we have another friend who lost his partner who was a silicon valley entrepreneur and a founder of a company here and we have another friend who lost two cousins. >> some of yesterday's protestors say the government is trying to minimize the number of people who have been killed in egypt. >> ac transit workers rejected the agency's latest contract offer. the negotiating teams will go back to the bargaining table. negotiators will meet soon to decide next move. the union represents bus drivers, dispatchers, maintenance and clerical workers. >>> we are counting down to the opening of the eastern span of the bay bridge. crews will put on the finishing touches before
san bruno. it started before sunset last night. kpix 5 viewers sent us pictures from all across the bay area. there was a new bolt for every second much of the night. and look for more today, tonight and tomorrow. strong rains are possible. lightning is blamed for some of the wildfires in california. >> there are fires in the sierra nevada and the foothills. the rim fire closed. you can see on your map. the american fire in the sierra is one of the biggest. it scorched 15,000 acres in steep terrain. 2,000 firefighters are on the front lines. it is 53% contained. there is a lot of fuel to burn. people are allowed to return to their homes that were threatened by the swedes fire. one home and several out buildings were burned. more than 300 buildings are threatened. people who were evacuated are worried what they will come home to. >> they are anxious. some of them didn't get their horses out in time. >> this morning the swedes fire is two thirds contained. firefighters expect to have a line around it by thursday. it has burned 2100 acres. >> one man died after a shooting at an eas
will open labor day weekend. sources tell us the governor has given his support. the decision will be formalized in a public vote this morning. more on that in a moment. first let's check traffic with liza. >> reporter: good morning. we are going to talk about the antioch area where we are getting reports of an accident delaying traffic. it happened in the westbound direction of highway 4 just beyond lone tree. multiple cars involved in the crash. you can see all of the red there so it is beginning to tie up some of the traffic on highway 4 westbound. meanwhile if you plan to make the palo alto commute we do have better news. that accident which had blocked a bunch of lanes on north 101 at university has been cleared. all lanes are now open and both 101 and 280 are good options for you heading through the palo alto area. mass transit-wise we're in good shape. still no delays for bart, muni, caltrain or ace. and over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is beginning to crowd up the metering lights are still off though. lawrence? >> sea breeze carried some low clouds and fog onshor
teammate and another star player. rodriguez is appealing a suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. >>> and egypt bracing for more violence today. this is a live look at cairo. the "muslim brotherhood" has called for nationwide marches and a day of rage after wednesday's bloodshed. the government has authorized the use of deadly force against protestors. >>> the connectedder ramp from southbound -- the connector ramp from southbound 680 to northbound 101 in san jose is back open. it was closed for five hours after a man crashed and jumped 20 feet off the overpass trying to escape police. he was hospitalized with major injuries. liza is monitoring a traffic alert now causing big problems in the east bay. >> michelle, northbound lanes of 680 remain shut down because of a big rig accident which was carrying 66,000 pounds of mail overturning and blocking lanes at andrade. some cars are able to pass in the center divider. but still very long delays reported for both northbound and southbound 680. the real headache is southbound 680 direction with traffic bumper-to-bumper beyond highway
in the basement or attic. they got a meal a day and a shower a week. >>> some developing knew now, former u.s. security contractor edward snowden has left the transit zone of a moscow airport and entered russia. his lawyer says snowden was granted temporary asylum for one year. snowden has been staying in the airport since june. russia is keeping his whereabouts secret. snowden faces espionage charges in the u.s. for leaking classified security information. >>> we could find out tonight if we're in for another crippling monday morning commute. bart workers are expected to give strike notice as talks go down to the wire with three days and counting until a strike. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in walnut creek where will line up for shuttles if they go on strike on monday. >> reporter: we remember from the last strike this is where we saw some of the longest lines and also some of the most frustrated commuters. but as we get closer to that potential strike, we wanted to see for ourselves how bart's current proposal would affect the average bart worker. so we spoke to this technician here he
is saying tell us what it is and the bart negotiator wouldn't. >> reporter: wouldn't tell them what it is? >> wouldn't tell what it is. i don't know how much give and take there is. in all the negotiations i have been in, and i'm not saying management is wrong and i'm not saying necessarily that labor is right. but i have never seen a managing style where basically your one last offer but with nothing in between. they always say it's best and final offer but negotiations are fluid. >> that's what you're seeing in there? >> it's not fluid. it's not fluid. there's just no communication. we have had 30 days and i have seen no progress. maybe again i will be the first to admit, maybe that's a tactic and maybe that's ultimately breaking the union's spirit. might be a good thing. i just don't know if that's most effective for the riders of the bay area. >> reporter: fang says he believes he and his fellow bart board members should be in the room helping with the negotiations. at this point, he says it couldn't hurt. in oakland, joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> kpix 5 will go on early at 4 a.m. should
cate caugiran joins us live from treasure island with more on that. >> reporter: the federal highway administration gave caltrans the green light to open labor day weekend. the feds sent a letter clearing caltrans to strategically place 3" steel shims in the bridge's swivel bearings to keep them from moving up and down in an earthquake. the feds say this will, quote, adequately replace the function of the failed anchor rods and because of this, quote, we see no reason to delay the opening or delay opening the bridge to traffic. >> think everyone's focus right now including people who i have been critical of in the whole process i think it's properly focused on safety and getting people off the cantilever the old bridge on the new bridge as soon as possible. >> here is a projected timeline. up to a week and a half to install the shims and two to four weeks to notify the public, airports and businesses about the change. and that may be enough time to get the bridge open just after labor day. highway patrol started signing up officers to work overtime shifts for traffic and security dur
bridge. crutch a check of mass transit. >> 4:38 now. the u.s. will shut down embassies and consulates in many muslim countries in response to a threat. >> reporter: the state department is warning of a possible security concern and closing u.s. embassies in the "muslim world" this sunday. >> the department when conditions warrant take steps like this to balance operations with security and safety. >> reporter: the state department wouldn't specify if the concern is related to terrorism but cbs news has learned u.s. intelligence picked up signs of an al qaeda plot against american diplomatic posts in the middle east and other muslim countries. sunday is the start of the workweek there so those embassies normally open will be closed. embassies in qatar, kuwait, tel aviv, cairo, oman and bangladesh all posted notices on their websites or twitter pages. >> it is possible we may have additional days of closing, as well. of course depending on our analysis. >> reporter: the security of u.s. embassies and diplomatic facilities became a political flashpoint in washington after last year's att
for such, there's a chance they could be revoked. and not supposed to use any equipment that could spark a fire. when in doubt, contact cal fire to ask questions about what you can and cannot do in the area. there also could be road closures if you are up in the park areas because they don't want that element of people bringing into the mix possibility of fire equipment, cars, cigarettes and the like in the park region. just to be aware that firefighters are dealing with the other wildfires. resources are thin. >> a little common sense goes a long way. sue kwon live, thanks. >> the bay bridge is set to open in two weeks and questions continue about the competence. the new eastern span is $5 billion over budget and 10 years late. then there was a broken bolts problem and the back and forth of weather the bridge was going to open on time. law makers want to know what happens and state senator's big project. >> go back through and do a forensic investigation to find out what went wrong. and learn from our mistakes. >> tells kpix 5 he suspects there's been a high level of mis-management. can
are we? >> did he remind us? >> yes, he did. >> one more day. it looks like the threat of thunderstorms is ending so as you head out, we have low clouds and fog. the temperatures in the 50s and the 60s. some brighter days are ahead. we'll talk about it coming up. >> and we're going to take you out for a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. it's the lower deck where we have three lanes blocked. caltrans scheduled it until about 2 p.m. hopefully we picked up the next couple of hours. we'll let you know coming up. >> thank you. >>> a big wildfire burning out of control near one of california's most famous tourist spots. the fire has exploded across more than 16,000 acres near yosemite national park west side. it's 5% contained. hundreds of homes, hotels, campgrounds are in its path and this is just one of a dozen major fires burning across california. this is a bird's-eye view from a helicopter making a fire drop. >> reporter: we are right across the highway from the incident base command. and look at those flames shoot four, five, six stories high. let's l
makovec gives us a look into the progress under way. some good news perhaps, right, anne? >> reporter: yeah. we are waiting for that news. it's going to come tomorrow. last we heard they would open december 10. now we hear it could open on labor day. you can see the bridge is dark right now but last night it was lit up for the very first time. this is what it is going to look like on a nightly basis. once it does open up for good, hundreds of custom made l.e.d. lights shining on that new eastern span. tomorrow we'll know if it will open on labor day. the toll bridge oversite committee will make that call. the federal government already cleared the way approving a temporary fix for those 32 bolts that broke on the bridge last march. >> good news. this is a seismic safety project. we want to get people on the new safer bridge as quickly and as say. as we can. >> reporter: -- as quickly and safely as we can. >> reporter: the $6.4 billion span was made with safety in mine. the project born after the '89 loma prieta quake damaged the old span. so right now it is going to depend on dates an
>> hear, hear. >> i'm devastated at the thought of more war. >> dozens of protestors against the u.s. military taking action against syria takes to the streets. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> touchdown 49ers! >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning, everyone. it's friday, august 30th. i'm michelle griego. >> the weekend the big holiday weekend is here. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00. >>> some developing news now in san jose. at least one suspect is injured in a police shooting. at about 1 a.m. in eastern san jose, officers spotted a car they believe to be involved in a robbery. they tried to stop the car but it sped off at a high-speed. it crashed at wilshire boulevard and king road and then shots were fired apparently by police. the suspect has at least one gunshot wound and is now boeing treated at a hospital. -- and is now being treated at a hospital. >> reporter: checking traffic we are getting word of a serious accident at the
wants to help his son fight the charges he faces back here in the u.s. >>> reporter: edward snowden's father wants his son to have his day in american court. >> where my son chooses to live is his decision but i would like him to be able to come back to the u.s. because i believe that the truth will shine through. >> reporter: lon snowden plans to meet his son in moscow to discuss ways to fight the charges against the former government contractor. the 30-year-old has been granted asylum in russia for one year. his father is not open to a plea deal. >> the only deal will be true justice. >> reporter: snowden is accused of leaking classified nsa information. his revelations have sparked debate about u.s. spying practice and late last week, president obama announced plans to make the programs more transparent and accountable. >> some steps to make americans more comfortable will actually make americans less safe. >> reporter: republican congressman peter king says surveillance is a legitimate role of government. >> what we're talking about life and death and having lived in new york th
tell us a young girl called 911 just before 9:30 last night and said her father was threatening her mother with a knife at an apartment on west tennyson road. police say the suspect met an officer at the door and made a move towards him with the knife. the officer opened fire killing the man. >>> an hour ago the government of egypt announced 525 people were killed in yesterday's clashes. as jericka duncan reports, the "muslim brotherhood" vows to keep protesting the ouster of former president mohamed morsi. >> reporter: fires burned in cairo last night as supporters of mohamed morsi. they called out the army to enforce a mandatory curfew. it was a different story yesterday after police raided two protestor campsites. that ignited a wave of violence which spread throughout the country. hundreds are confirmed dead but the "muslim brotherhood" puts the figure at close to 2,000. in a televised address, the interim prime minister defended the government's decision to clear out the protestors. >> freedom of expression becomes terrorizing the public, carrying arms, blocking roads and viola
continue using 280. in the meantime, the drive time continues to slow about 15 minutes or so on northbound 880 between 280 and highway 237. let's go outside. the rest of the bay area is quiet towards the oakland coliseum. back to you. >> thanks. right now the lightning has let up in the bay area. but plenty of it last night. viewers sent us pictures of lightning bolts from a number of locations. sue kwon is in the berkeley hills where firefighters are on alert. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing where we had our 1991 oakland berkeley hills fire. there is a sign that says high fire danger to warn the residents. right now it's quite foggy. cool conditions. there is a red flag warning in affect. there were lightning strike s and viewers did send in images of that lightning. 16,000 strikes in all measured from 5:00 in the evening to 3:00 in the morning. it was measuring at one bolt every second. an electrical fire set a homeowner's deck on fire. you know what, speed is their best defense. >> first and foremost, we're in drought conditions. all the annual grasses have died and low fuel moi
officials and she joins us live with the very latest now. take it away. >> reporter: can you believe it?! the top transportation officials confirmed it to us yesterday. the actual opening date is going to be set this morning. but it looks like it is going to be right around labor day which is just a couple of weeks away. the governor threw his support behind the labor day opening after getting a thumbs-up from the federal government, and a series of reviews. a temporary fix for the bolts that broke in march seems to be giving officials confidence in the safety of the new eastern span. >> you can criticize the amount of the investment allowing it took but the new bridge is safer. so the sooner we get off the old one on to the new one and get it opened successfully, the better. >> these are the men expected to give the stamp of approval this morning. the head of caltrans, the bay area toll authority, and the state transportation commission. again, we are still waiting for more details. we will have them from the meeting this morning. there's still a lot to do before the bridge is open. we
reporter cate caugiran joins us live now from the newsroom with more. >> reporter: a red flag warning is extended in the north bay until tomorrow morning. we are looking at dry conditions today. but right now the biggest concern for firefighters is the rim fire near yosemite. about 500 firefighters are still working to contain it. the fire forced 200 seniors to evacuate camps run by the city of san francisco and san jose. the fire is 15 square miles. it's threatening 2500 buildings and people are getting out. >> a lot of memories. we have been up there for 15, 18 years. so we just had a family reunion up there the first weekend of august, we had 60 people. we had a big family reunion. >> we got nothing behind to us burn. we're pretty safe. even all our local firefighters say we're actually safe here. >> i mean, as safe as we can get for being a fire. >> reporter: so far two homes and five other buildings have burned. the fire jumped highway 120 as it continues to grow. let's take a look at other fires across the state. the american fire in placer county is even bigger than the rim fir
muslim world. >> criminal charges have been filed in the deadly attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. >> sometimes they will say it's a little like dirt. >> nasty taste from bay area taps. >> the santa clara valley water district says they are battling mother nature right now. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's wednesday, august 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning, too. i'm juliette goodrich. michelle is off this morning. it is 5:00. we're going to check in with brian and get a look at our weather and also our traffic with liz. good morning to you. >> good morning. thanks for coming by kpix 5. we're starting out with drizzle this morning almost to the point of light rain which is being reported in oakland. the numbers right now a bit warmer than yesterday. upper 50s and 60 degrees in fact in san jose. as we look at that low pressure spinning abeam san francisco
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